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Friday, October 23, 2009

Getting in Deeper

In what the Wall Street Journal calls “a watershed moment for government intervention in the private sector,” the Federal Reserve announced yesterday it will regulate executive compensation at all banks so that they will not have incentives to take on too much risk. The term “pretence of knowledge” comes to mind.

  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.